Naples police lately arrested two juveniles in reference to the grand theft auto and housebreaking of a automotive belonging to former soccer star Abby Wambach, who posted an indignant message concerning the crime on Instagram.
Two juveniles have been arrested by Naples detectives on Dec. 15 on fees of grand theft and grand theft auto in reference to the housebreaking that was reported Dec. 6. The juveniles, whose names will not be being launched as a result of they’re minors, admitted to committing the crimes when interviewed, police stated. The youths have been transported to the Collier County Jail.
Wambach — a longtime U.S. soccer participant and Olympic gold medalist — and her spouse, Glennon Doyle Melton, advised police that somebody entered Wambach’s automotive parked within the driveway of their Crayton Street house between 1:30 and four:30 a.m. Dec. 6. In a social media publish on Instagram, Wambach stated the burglars stole valuables and wrote hate speech in a Sharpie everywhere in the inside the automotive, in response to the publish.
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The Dec. 6 Instagram post said a neighbor’s surveillance video caught footage of the burglars, with one wearing a hoodie and cargo shorts and another wearing an Ohio State cap, a gray top, and Nike shorts and shoes. The burglars left fingerprints on the car door.
“Neighbors camera got you, you idiots!! If you turn yourself in now, and return the stolen property, and pay for the car damages we won’t press charges,” according to the Instagram post. “If you don’t, you are going to jail. You have 24 hours.”
Naples police declined to comment on what type of hate speech was found inside the vehicle.
Wambach retired in 2015, ending a 15-year international career that started with her national team debut at age 21 against Germany, according to the U.S. Soccer Federation’s website.
She played in four Women’s World Cup tournaments and was a member of the 2015 Women’s World Cup champions. She won gold medals in 2004 in Athens and 2012 in London. She retired as the leading scorer in the history of international soccer with 184 goals, which was far away the most scored by any man or women in international soccer, according to a 2015 U.S. Soccer press release.
She married Doyle Melton, a best-selling author, in May. The couple live in Naples.
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